GRE Word List

WANGLE

achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.

The meaning of the word wangle is achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party..

Random words

WordMeaning
nooseloop formed in a rope
venerabledeserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
vitiatespoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
unassumingmodest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
unerringlyinfallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
whitsmall amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
chauvinistblindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
clairvoyanthaving foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
defoliatedestroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant